Traditionally pulled by Belgian Blacks with nodding plumes of ostrich feathers.
These declined in popularity after the Kray funerals, but are now as popular as ever and available throughout the UK.
Timeless and marvellous, they move at everyone’s walking pace.
Make sure you or one of yours rides on it, not the funeral director.
They are usually very expensive to hire – unless, of course, you know someone!
Find one near you by typing horse-drawn hearse and your county into Google.
A beautiful six horse-drawn hearse.